Information and actions being taken related to COVID-19
2021-22 Campus Status
|Active cases since July 20, 2021|
|Status||Active cases||Close contacts||Isolation and quarantine*|
|Cadet – campus||6||1||7|
|Cadet – home||9||5||14|
|Faculty and staff||2||0||2|
Current as of September 22, 4:00 p.m.
Overall Guidance for Fall 2021
Based on current conditions, The Citadel will require face coverings to be worn while inside select campus buildings.
This protocol is temporary; based on the infection rates, The Citadel will keep all current protocols in place until the next reassessment.
This applies to all individuals – cadets, students, faculty, staff and visitors – regardless of vaccination status in the following locations:
- All academic buildings and classrooms
- Additional buildings that require masks are:
- Mark Clark Hall
- Summerall Chapel
- Daniel Library
- Counseling Center
Masks are not required outdoors, in barracks or in any facility not described above.
Supervisors are authorized to utilize discretion to require their employees to wear masks in close contact or indoor settings.
Policy for Testing and Quarantine
Current CDC Guidance recommends the following if exposed to COVID-19:
|Vaccination Status||Testing||Masking and Quarantine/Isolation|
|Fully vaccinated, asymptomatic||Test within 3-5 days of exposure.||Wear a mask indoors until receiving a negative test OR for 14 days after exposure.|
|Fully vaccinated, symptomatic||Test within 3-5 days of exposure and/or when symptoms appear.||Quarantine or isolate for 10 days after receiving a positive test OR after symptoms appear.|
|Unvaccinated||Test immediately and, if negative, test again 3-5 days after exposure or if symptoms develop.||If test returns positive, isolate for 10 days after receiving results; if test returns negative, quarantine for 10 days after exposure.|